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Photo shows how false beams with inset spotlights can create an elegant ceiling.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 54

Photo shows how to make a vault and beam ceiling. Estimated cost for a room 12x12 ft.: $73.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 75

Fabricate your own oak beams for a ceiling. Make the hollow beams from particle board covered with oak veneer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1981 (v.4#7) pg. 34

False ceiling beams made from 6" wide pine boards. Three boards are nailed and glued into a U-shape which is then gouged, burned, and stained to create the look of old wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #101 Dec 1967 (v.17#6) pg. 52

How to install simulated wood beams.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #114 Feb 1970 (v.20#1) pg. 42

How to install rough-sawn cedar beams on a ceiling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #185 Nov-Dec 1977 (v.27#8) pg. 26

Three ways to beam a ceiling. How to construct and install mitered beams and box beams. How to install plastic foam beams.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #255 Jan 1985 (v.35#1) pg. 40

How to install a wooden beam ceiling made from common materials.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #343 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.43#10) pg. 54

Decorative beams. How to make real-wood beams with a hand-hewn look to complement a country decor. Photos show how to use an adz, hatchet and drawknife to cut the beams. How to notch, joint, peg, and assemble the beams also shown.
HOME MECHANIX #698 Jun 1986 (v.82) pg. 36

How to install a beamed ceiling.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1978 (v.3#5) pg. 94

Make your own fake ceiling beams from Styrofoam for a cost of $.25 per foot.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #548 Jan 1974 (v.70) pg. 68

Make fake ceiling beams by covering a 2x4 or 4x4 with wood grained contact paper and attaching to ceiling.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #604 Sep 1978 (v.74) pg. 50

How to give "country charm" to a room by adding hollow beams to the ceiling and constructing a "brick" facade to enclose a zero-clearance fireplace.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #643 Dec 1981 (v.77) pg. 49

False ceiling beams conceal fluorescent lights.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1965 (v.123#4) pg. 155

How to make and install antique beams. Includes instructions on making and using an adz.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1969 (v.132#5) pg. 182

How to install simulated "hand-hewn" plastic beams.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1973 (v.139#4) pg. 195

How to beam a ceiling. How to buy (or build) and install decorative ceiling beams.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1983 (v.160#6) pg. 101

False ceiling beams which you can buy or make yourself and tips on installation.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1968 (v.193#6) pg. 126

How to strip paint from wood-beamed ceilings.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 58

Photos show how to create "new" 4"x8" beams to hide irregular, exposed ceiling joints.
SUNSET Sep 1979 (v.163#3) pg. 122

Beam feast. How to fabricate decorative wooden ceiling beams. Use them to conceal existing beams or as false beams.
WOODWORKER #1100 Jul 1985 (v.89) pg. 534

Installing false ceiling beams made from 1" stock.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1966 (v.22#2) pg. 16

Install decorative ceiling beams made of plastic.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1969 (v.25#2) pg. 26

How to build and install lightweight ceiling beams.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1970 (v.26#3) pg. 16